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Karen Bass' Public Statements

Full Name: Karen Bass
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 37
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Emilia
Birth Date: 10/03/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 11, 2014 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking
July 11, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Child Sex Trafficking
July 9, 2014 Statement on Death of Mohammed Abu Khedir, Beating of Tariq Khedeir and Ongoing Violence
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Nigeria
July 8, 2014 Congresswoman Bass calls for Department of Justice to investigate CHP beating
July 8, 2014 NBC Los Angeles - CHP "Wounded" After Officer Caught on Video Hitting Woman: Commissioner
July 8, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice - California Highway Patrol Beating
July 3, 2014 Culver City Observer - Westside Leaders Outraged Over Israeli Teenagers' Deaths
July 3, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Veteran Hiring Initiative
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 30, 2014 Statement on murder of three Israeli teens
June 30, 2014 Statement on Supreme Court Decision Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
June 27, 2014 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law"
June 27, 2014 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law"
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 NBC Los Angeles - Flood of Immigrant Children Need Lawyers, Advocates Say
June 23, 2014 DelBene, Jeffries and Other House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors
June 19, 2014 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Legislation to Increase International Investment and Life Quality of Life Across the Globe
June 18, 2014 Statement on the Escalation of Violence in Iraq
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Fighting to Ensure South Los Angeles Designated As a "Promise Zone"
June 16, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Promise Zones
June 11, 2014 Metro Could Be Hiring Locals by End of the Year for Transit Projects
June 10, 2014 House Adopts Bass Amendment to Allow "Local Hire" Policies for Transit Agencies
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 10, 2014 Voice of America: US House Sub-Committee to Hold Hearing on Boko Haram Wednesday
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 23, 2014 Statement about the Defense Authorization Act of 2015
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 21, 2014 Rep. Karen Bass to Join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in Visiting West Africa to Promote Trade
May 20, 2014 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014
May 20, 2014 The Hill - Both parties agree: Time to end human trafficking
May 20, 2014 Statement on House Passing Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking
May 20, 2014 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act
May 20, 2014 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2014
May 14, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Announcement of Sanctions on Individuals in the Central African Republic
May 12, 2014 Statement on South Sudan Leaders Signing Agreement to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan
May 9, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Amendment to Ensure Foster and Homeless Students Don't Face Discrimination in Charter Schools
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 8, 2014 Statement on the House of Representatives Passing "Electrify Africa Act of 2014"
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